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 North Carolina Biosciences Organization

The North Carolina Biosciences Organization (NCBIO) is the trade association for North Carolina’s life science community.  As a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization, NCBIO works with federal, state and local officials to improve North Carolina’s attractiveness as a location for life science discovery, innovation and commercialization.


NCBIO also provides a variety of membership benefits designed to directly support the growth of its member companies and institutions, which are part of the nation’s third largest state biotechnology cluster.  NCBIO's members include companies and institutions from all sectors of North Carolina’s life science industry.

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 What's New

Legislative Leaders, Rep. Nelson Dollar (R-Wake), Senior Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, and Sen. Brent Jackson (R-Duplin, Johnston and Sampson), Co-Chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee outlined the increases in life science funding during the 2014 General Assembly session in comments to the NCBIO Legislative Luncheon and Forum.  Both noted the importance of the industry to North Carolina, particularly in higher salaries for employees and a better quality of life through the products provided by companies.  Thanks to Capstrat, Hughes Pittman & Gupton, Poyner Spruill and Syngenta for sponsoring this event for NCBIO members.  NCBIO also appreciates the support of our Sustaining Members for overall support of our programs - GSK, Lilly and Pfizer.

 Group Purchasing

NCBIO co-sponsors with its national trade association, the Biotechnology Industry Organization, the BIO/NCBIO Business Solutions Program. This group purchasing program provides members substantial discounts and special benefits on products, equipment and services such as laboratory supplies, insurance, office supplies and more. Through strategic partnerships with industry-leading suppliers, members get not only savings but also experience and expertise on business operations.  For more information see our BIO Business Solutions Discount Purchasing page.


 Upcoming Events

22-Sep-14 NHLBI Regional Innovation Conference  (Link)
25-Sep-14 7th Annual Medical Technology Executive Forum  (Link)
16-Oct-14 NCBIO 20th Annual Membership Meeting 
06-Nov-14 AD Stemcell Conference  (Link)
08-Dec-14 DCRI Informatics Conference   (Link)
09-Dec-14 Microbial Contamination Control in Bioprocessing Operations  (Link)
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